When you suffer from a musculoskeletal injury, you stand a better chance for satisfactory healing if you understand how the body responds to injury, chiropractic doctors say. That’s because informed patients tend to follow the doctor’s instructions and treatment plan more closely than patients who... Read More
Once we understand that the word “health” comes from an Old English word meaning “whole,” then health—or the lack of it— takes on new meaning. To be healthy is to be whole, but when we lose our wholeness, we lose our precious health.
Health requires that... Read More
The human body needs vitamins and nutrients to survive and stay fit. There are so many food options available that is hard to discern which will help you and which will harm you.
If you pay close attention to the foods that you put in your... Read More
Folks who take a laxative every time they think: their bowels should move could be headed for health problems. Laxatives are, after all, drugs, and like other drugs carry the risk of adverse side effects from habitual use.
Some of the problems brought on by frequent,... Read More
The discovery of chiropractic principles was inevitable. It’s easy to see that now, more than one hundred years after the fact especially in light of the medical context of the late nineteenth century.
In those days, patent medicines were rampant and largely ineffective. The medical profession... Read More
In a world overflowing with high cost, high tech, impersonal doctoring, most chiropractic doctors still serve their patients in the time-honored chiropractic tradition as both spinal health professional and family doctor.
As spinal professionals, chiropractors concern themselves chiefly with the integrity of the patient’s spine and... Read More
Repetitive strain injuries (RSI) are common among people who work in manufacturing or with computer systems on a daily basis, particularly over the course of years. Repetitive strain injuries are injuries of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems that can be caused by doing repetitive tasks, forceful... Read More
The young man slumped in a chair across the desk from the doctor. “All I did was turning my head,” the man said, “and BAM, suddenly I got this agonizing pain in my neck. And it won’t go away.” He looked worried.
In another chiropractor’s office... Read More
The demands of modern American life leave many of us feeling anxious, stressed, and out of control. It seems that always there is more and more to do and less and less time to do it. And that’s not good. Such stress contributes to high... Read More
When you suffer from a musculoskeletal injury, you stand a better chance for satisfactory healing if you understand how the body responds to injury, chiropractic doctors say. That’s because informed patients tend to follow the doc tor’s instructions and treatment plan more closely than patients... Read More
Of all the physical problems we humans suffer, chronic low back pain surely qualifies as one of the worst, at least in terms of lost work time, lost play time, and pain and anguish.
Many conditions are far more perilous, but none surpass low back pain’s... Read More
As treacherous as back trouble can be, some can be avoided or at least minimized, by practicing the three stages of “Back Awareness”.
#1 PRACTICAL BACK HINTS
Lifting Objects – Before grasping the object, squat as low as possible. The idea is to bend at the knees rather... Read More